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Agency fires Dan Fegan, hires Kevin Johnson

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: (AFP OUT) Mayor Kevin Johnson of Sacramento, California introduces U.S. President Barack Obama during an event for the U.S. Conference of Mayors in the East Room of the White House on January 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. The conference marks the 82nd meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar - Pool/Getty Images)

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DeAndre Jordan fired Dan Fegan. John Wall fired Dan Fegan. Dwight Howard fired Dan Fegan.

And now Independent Sports & Entertainment is firing Dan Fegan -- which would be far more defensible if the agency weren’t hiring Kevin Johnson. (Chris Grancio will take on Fegan’s responsibility).

ISE represents several NBA players, including DeMarcus Cousins, Chandler Parsons, Ricky Rubio. This looms large for Cousins’ 2018 free agency, the next round of Rubio trade talks and the Mavericks, with whom Fegan has been closely (too closely?) linked.

I wonder what agent-critic Vlade Divac thinks about this shakeup.

Mostly, I wonder why ISE would hire Johnson with his baggage.